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What does Prue mean?

Prue Pronunciation of Prue [prue] as a name for girls is a Latin name, and Prue means "caution, discretion". Prue is an alternate spelling of Prudence (Latin).


Prue has 1 variant: Pru.

2 more related forms via Prudence: Prudie and Prudy.

Creative forms:
(female) Parue, Perue, ..

(male) Pruei, ..

Middle name pairings:
Prue Moriah (P.M.), ..

How popular is Prue?

Prue is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#15187 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prudie and Prudence are the popular related forms of Prue (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Prue was common among parents 135 years ago. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Prudence, Prudie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Prue and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Drue, Page, Paule, Perle, Pris, Rue and Sue. These names tend to be more frequently used than Prue.